Prep Quiz was a Turn Up for the Books

Prep Quiz was a Turn Up for the Books

It was pens at the ready and thinking caps on for our Prep School pupils as they were put through their paces in an inter-house Literature quiz. Teams of four, led by their House captains, along with pupils from each year group from Year 3 upwards, competed in the...
Harcourt Counting Stars at House Singing

Harcourt Counting Stars at House Singing

The Senior School came together for the annual House Singing competition, and what an incredible occasion it was too. We were treated to six different performances spanning a range of musical styles, unified only by the dedication and momentum of its happy singers,...
Forging Friendships

Forging Friendships

The annual Lower House Camp was, as always, a great success, as a mixture of Prep School leavers and pupils completely new to Cokethorpe came together as Lower House for the first time. The feisty First Form pupils spent the night camping in large bell tents in the...
Stepping Up: life in and after Sixth Form

Stepping Up: life in and after Sixth Form

The move to Sixth Form is commonly recognised as one of the more significant transitions in a child’s educational development. Head of Sixth Form, Mr Tolputt, discusses how the School supports and guides pupils as they take this step. What marks out Sixth Form as a...
Lights, Camera, Action!

Lights, Camera, Action!

The Second Form tested their skills both in front of and behind the camera, in an exciting ‘Film in a Day’ workshop. They learned how to produce and direct films using state-of-the-art technology and how to use a variety of different shots to create...
Visiting Author Inspires Pre-Prep

Visiting Author Inspires Pre-Prep

The Pre-Prep and Year 3 were very excited to have a visit from Camille Goodman, author of Mister Finch and the Queen, a quirky rhyming story about an old man who is invited to visit the Queen in London. Camille first read the story, then the Year 2 and Year 3 children...